SRS Distribution Inc.
Over a career spanning more than 40 years, Ronald Ross has acquired in depth expertise in all aspects of the building products industry including manufacturing, supply chain management, operations, sales, marketing, accounting and finance. He has particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, managing a public company and in turnaround and startup operations. For the last 25 years, he has functioned at the CEO/Chairman/Board level.
On February 29, 2008 Ronald partnered with AEA Investors to complete the acquisition of Suncoast Roofers Supply. From 2008 through 2012, SRS expanded from 8 locations in Florida to 84 locations in 28 states through 28 acquisitions and the opening of 36 greenfield start-up locations. In February 2013, SRS was purchased from AEA by Berkshire Partners, a Boston, MA based investment firm. Since the acquisition by Berkshire Partners, the Company has completed over 27 additional acquisitions, and grown the business to over 200 locations operating in over 41 states nationwide. The Company now operates under 21 brand names, all of which have an operating heritage in their local markets, and is the 3rd largest Roofing distributor in the U.S.